SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 405.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One Sociology course.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to the works of eminent figures in sociological thought and their analysis of various issues in social organization. The historical and intellectual factors that gave rise to sociology as a distinct academic discipline are examined. Attention is also given to the way in which the concepts developed in sociological theory have been used in modern sociological research. Classical theorists including Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Cooley, and Mead are studied, as well as the theories of contemporary sociological schools. The course asks how these thinkers understand the emergence, growth, and ordering of social organization; how they account for social change; and how their social location influenced their thinking. In the context of this analysis, students are introduced to various uses of such theoretical concepts as conflict, structure, function, stratification, exchange, etc.

SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
33197
Open
12
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
33199
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
40343
Open
1
1SOC Ugrd
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
40341
Open
1
2SOC Ugrd
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
41415
Open
1
3SOC Ugrd
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
42545
Open
5
7SOC Ugrd
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
45217
Open
3
5SOC Ugrd
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
008 (DIS)
P
45218
Open
1
2SOC Ugrd
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
45219
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 9780761927938
Classical and contemporary sociological theory : text and readings, Author: Scott Appelrouth, Laura Desfor Edles., Publisher: Pine Forge Press 2008
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